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Tech tips | Understanding fender rolling, downsizing tires, wheel spacers and what makes a race wheel

Getting ready to roll some fenders or considering downsizing your tires? Read this first.

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How to bulletproof a Chevy C5 Corvette for track duty

Not sure how to best prepare a car for track duty? Here's all the work we've put into our C5 Corvette project car since we first got it.

Fitting tires and wheels when an off-the-shelf option isn’t listed

Our MR2 needed new tires, but first we had a question to answer: How would we fit a modern setup under those now-vintage fenders?

Towing often? Make sure you have proper truck tires equipped

Passenger car tires might work well for most truck owners, but if you are towing often, you should upgrade to actual truck tires.

Can fast tires also be quiet?

Why do some tires–like 200tw tires–make more noise on the road than others? We ask a tire expert to find out.

How to make tires last longer? Heat cycling

Heat cycling: The secret to tires that go faster and last longer?

Does investing in tire mounting and balancing equipment actually save money?

We recently put some BendPak gear in our shop: the brand’s R980AT tire mounter paired with its DST-2420 balancer. We were busting tires in no time.

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Are lighter wheels really better?

We always hear that lightweight wheels are better.

Is Bigger Always Better When It Comes to Wheel and Tire Packages?

Does size matter? We tested nearly identical wheel and tire packages with different aspect ratios to determine if a smaller sidewall made a big difference in lap times.

How to optimize an ND-Chassis Mazda MX-5 for comfort on the street and performance on the track

Can one car make a great daily while also serving as a competitive autocrosser and a fun track car? If the answer is Miata, then likely yes.

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